Barrowden in Rutland named in 50 best villages in the UK by The Sunday Times
Barrowden in Rutland has been named in the 50 best villages in the UK by The Sunday Times.
Published yesterday (Sunday, September 12), the list mentions Barrowden and says "nowhere does smart, hearty rural living better than England's smallest county".
It says the village offers a "pretty pond and patchwork of village greens surrounded by timeless stone houses" and describes the village as a "friendly place".
The village hall, the community shop, the cafe and village pub The Exeter Arms also get a mention.
Rutland and neighbouring Stamford frequently appear in the newspaper's best places to live supplement as well.